11 Jun 2018

Full-Time Speak For The Public Interest with Maryland PIRG

Maryland PIRG – Posted by jobs@workforprogress.orgBaltimore, Maryland, United States

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Job Description

Every day, whether it’s in Washington, D.C., a state capitol, or a corporate boardroom, someone is making a decision that will affect all of us — it could be about our health, our safety, or our democracy.

Special interest groups spend billions of dollars to influence these decisions. Someone needs to speak for the public interest. As a Maryland PIRG Fellow, that’s what you’ll do.

What It Means To Be A Fellow

As a fellow with Maryland PIRG, you won’t just sit behind a desk. You’ll be out in the real world, helping us call on policymakers to invest in 21st century transportation options for Maryland residents. You’ll help launch a public health campaign to reduce the overuse of antibiotics in the food industry. Whether it’s recruiting new groups to join a coalition, speaking in a town hall to win a new endorsement, organizing a news event or rally, or meeting with an editorial board, you’ll help Maryland PIRG do what it takes to get results.

This is a two-year program, expressly designed to prepare future leaders with Maryland PIRG. We look for smarts, leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills, and an eagerness to learn. We value experience organizing, including building campus groups.

Pay & Benefits

The target annual compensation for this position is $26,500 in the first year. Maryland PIRG offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement. To learn more visit jobs.uspirg.org.

Locations & Start Dates

Baltimore, MD. We accept applications on a rolling basis. Positions start in August 2018, or visit our website to see immediate openings.

Are you ready to speak for the public interest?

Maryland PIRG is part of The Public Interest Network—a group of organizations that share a vision of a better future, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to getting things done. Visit publicinterestnetwork.org to learn more.

Maryland PIRG is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy or veteran status.

 

How to Apply

Please fill out an online application.

Job Categories: Advocacy
Job Types: Full-Time

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